Every local community has a story, a history, and a unique personality that cannot be replicated. This is often thanks to specialized, small-scale businesses, like this one, which contribute to a neighborhood’s distinctive character and promote a thriving ecosystem in their community. Small, independent businesses offer diverse products and services, fostering economic resilience by removing the local economy’s dependence on a single industry. When you buy local, you build local, and deepen your connection to your own community.
As a result, patronizing a local business like this is an act of community building. Check out their website to learn more about the local experience you can discover today.
Did You Know?
- 48 cents of every dollar spent at a locally owned retail business goes back into the local community. That’s more than three times the amount that local economies recover from chain retailers — Civic Economics’ 2012 survey of local businesses
- Local businesses have generated 65% of the country’s net new jobs over the past 17 years — US Small Business Administration
“Yana was amazing. Super friendly, great teacher and very patient with beginners.”
“Yana Blinova at Your Perfect Wedding Dance was a great dance instructor who helped my husband and I learn how to dance for our wedding. A few days before our first...”
“Yana Blinova at Your Perfect Wedding Dance was a great dance instructor who helped my husband and I learn how to dance for our wedding. A few days before our first lesson, I sent Yana our music and she developed a dance just for us. She had definitely listened to our music several times before our first meeting which was great. Her schedule was really flexible and we had several studio locations to choose from. At the first lesson, Yana taught us the basic steps and how to lead and follow. Yana sent us home with a video of ourselves so we could practice. At the second lesson, Yana taught us specific moves, including turns and our grand finale. We had a wonderful and memorable first dance!”
“Relax, teacher really enjoys what she does and it shows. Makes learning fun.”